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Mark 10:17

10:17 a man. This man had great wealth (v. 22), was a ruler (Luke 18:18), and was young (Matt. 19:22). He had everything and yet lacked the most important thing—eternal life.

what must I do to inherit. The two verbs “do” and “inherit” placed together, the list of moral achievements, and the young man’s understanding of goodness (v. 18 note) indicate a religious outlook based on works righteousness.